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over big bucks. the government says they are tax evading lawbreakers. let's bring in a senior fellow at the cato institute. thank you for coming on the show tonight. 225,000. since when is it illegal to rent out your apartment on your own? >> this is an example of overzealous overreaching by the government. in the name of going after some slumlords or other people who are more notorious, they're going after people who are just trying to -- gerri: but they are not going after slumlords, are they? they just want some tax revenue. same as those hotel tax revenues. they say they want to get that. isn't that the real motivation? >> if that is what they wanted they could pass a loss objecting these people to taxes. think it is more nefarious than that. the unions and hotel lobbies want to shut down its competitors. gerri: i just understand why you can't do with your own property but you want to. why the government should be involved in all. they're trying to subpoena information to get your information and my affirmation in everyone's information who uses the service. >> absolutely. it is
and who is eligible for a refund. our guest is tax foundation chief economist william mcbride. "washington journal" is next. host: >> host: the white house is to eating -- is disputing claims. the u.s. ambassador to madrid will appear to discuss buying in the country after press reports that the nsa collected information on phone calls. chiefs from those and other countries are expected to travel to the u.s. to discuss those issues. this topic, even on the sunday talk shows yesterday. for our first 45 minutes, when it comes to physically monitoring by the nsa on our allies, we want to get your thoughts on whether the u.s. should rethink spying on allies. here's how you can tell us this morning. you can also reach out to us on social media. you can always send us an e-mail to journal at c-span.org. stores today and yesterday stemming on new developments when it comes to monitoring of ally activity by the nsa. new about obama spying. thatsa denies reports obama was told in 2010 of nsa spying on angela merkel and allowed it to continue. on sunday, the german tabloid siding unknow
with soda they should be allowed to and not be taxed. under this proposal, this drink would cost you 64 more cents in taxes. the owner of the popular de love i in san francisco's castro district says soft drinks are 30 percent of his business. he says a tax on the drinks would hurt. >> to be honest, it would hurting our business as when people cut back in social change. >> the san francisco supervisor will start the campaign today for a tax open soda and sugar-sweetened beverages and propose the idea to the board of supervisors. >> we have taxed tobacco for a long-term. we have taxed alcohol for a long time. it is not at all out of all oute ordinary to tax products with negative side effect. >> a consulting firm has been hired by the beverage companies to fight the tax. >> they simply have the effect of raising the cost of living open working people and on small businesses. they have no material effect on the ability of people to lead healthy lifestyles. >> the firm helped defeat a soda tax across the bay in richmond and he thinks san francisco voters will respond the same. >> san francisco
, the former redevelopment agency and now oci to move forward to collect tax increments and fulfill that housing information and that's an informational item related to preference. to both of these items are on your agenda. i like to ask deputy director jim to present this item. >> chair johnson, members of the commissioner, my name is jim, deputy director at the successor agency as director bohe indicated the issue before you is getting the state department of finance to determine that the housing obligation exists for housing that was destroyed before 1976. by a way of background to talk about how this sits within dissolution law, i wanted to go over the highlights. so we know at this point in the 20th month of dissolution, that enforceable obligations are the key to what is the agenda for successor agencies. we know that the dissolution law, although it requires successor agencies to wind down as quickly as possible allows activities to continue if they further preexisting enforceable obligations. we also know that in designing enforceable obligations and what can be spent f
in any temperature, even cold. tideod pop in. stand out. ♪ 'cause i'm the tax man, yeah, i'm the tax man♪ >> i love that music, i mean, that's just perfect because higher taxes may be coming thanks to obamacare. a report in the new york times that says millions of people will get free health coverage under obamacare. grover norquist joins us on the demands for ever more taxes. we're about a minute from the opening bell. come in from chicago, larry levin. look, larry, i've got a new poll from citigroup that says that 20 very rich families keep 39% of their assets in cash, only 25% in stocks. i'm surprised as so much cash. what does it tell you? >> well, it tells you those people have a whole lot of money, stuart and they've got less problems than a lot of people, even a lot of traders down here, you know, if you're going to keep-- >> do you think they're worried? do you think they're nervous with stocks as an all-time high and bonds doing very well, too? are they nervous? >> again, i think they may be nervous to a certain extent. you should be a little nervous when the markets are on t
francisco. supervisor plans to introduce a measure to tax soda and other sugary benefit programs like energy drinks. the bigger the drink, the higher the tax. two cents an ounce raising $31 million a year and require the approval of two-thirds of san francisco voters. what do you think? go to facebook and join the conversation. amy hollyfield will have more on the idea coming up at 6:30. >> san francisco homeless advocates will rally at city hall today before the board supervisor votes on a proposal to close the city parks overnight. demonstrators held a sleep in last night in the mission district. they are opposed to closing parks between midnight and 5:00 a.m. to prevent vandal imbut protests say it will punish the homeless who have nowhere else to go. >> the berkeley city council will decide on an appeal brought by former tenants of a burned out apartment complex would landlord has a history of negligence. the former ten amendments of the -- tenants of thing say the owner disconnected the firearms and properly installed the water hero. it was gutted in a march 2012 >> shares of tesla moto
as sequestration be replaced. democrats suggested that you posing with acs tax loopholes while republicans focused focus on the cost of entitlement programs. this is 2.5 hours. >> good morning. this budget committee will come to order and welcome to all of our committee hearings and committee members, the tradition in the committee is the body the last chaired it hands the gavel over and that apparently is what this is, to the new chair. so i am very proud to open this up and follow the tradition of this committee and it is my pleasure to hand this big gavel over to my colleagues. >> it looks like a keeper. [laughter] >> thank you, i will put this somewhere else. >> thank you, chairman. welcome, everyone. i feel the house members are here. and today we are considering the resolution on the budget in the house amendment and we will begin with opening statements and i will recognize myself in and senator patty murray. each house will be recognized in the order of seniority alternating between minority and majority and since there are more from the senate and the house, asked her if they have made t
unionized, hearns before taxes about $1,800 a month. does have health insurance through wal-mart but they take options. is encouraged by the company to spend $300 a month buying walmart stock which is useless to her. she will never retire anyway. there buying their stock. i said of what do you eat? she said i am supposed to eat healthy food because i have diabetes but i eat tv dinners from wal-mart and often can't afford it so i go to bed hungry. she was too sixth to take a bus to work and to know how to drive so had to pay her neighbor gas money to drive her to work at walmart. to me that is near poverty. people who according to walmart are doing okay because they're a couple dollars an hour above minimum wage but no way are they doing okay. they don't have any economic security and there are millions of workers all over this country but especially in the south because a lot of the poverty is concentrated in places like texas all over the country workers in that kind of situation. one of the things i thought was most stunningly disingenuous about the last election campaign
freed man. the idea of neoliberalism is there should be massive, selective tax cuts. margaret thatcher it is there is no alternative. of course that's absurd. there was an alternative. we have to connect the dots to understand what is going on today. i read the chronicle. so what i've done is put together a montage of the murder of public sector, which is going on everyday. in fact all of the public sector is in body shape. public libraries, parks from the municipal to the national level. our character is among the worst in the world. the new deal deals with things in a different way. when i was going to school, california school's were the best. now they are among the worst with the new budget cuts. of course, my university is being privatized. all of the higher education is being privatized. all through the uc system. how do you run a modern state with tax cuts? we resort to desperate, back last november, we were asked to vote to make four indian casinos in san diego county pony up money. i thought this was a joke. they voted to do it. now, the governor proposes to borrow against fu
. look at this, judicial watch reports that former irs official lois lerner shared confidential tax info with the federal elections committee. if true, that would be a felly. 48 million people on food stamps facing cuts in the program. 36 bucks a month. 420 a year cut. last item, french soccer going on strike. the reason, french president hollande won't give the teams and players an exemption from that 75% tax on million dollar sales, they're striking. we haven't forgotten about your money. it's all about tech. apple's new ipad on sale today, that and more obamacare bombshells in a moment. [ bagpipes and drums playing over ] [ music transitions to rock ] make it happen with the all-new fidelity active trader pro. it's one more innovative reason serious investors are choosing fidelity. get 200 free trades when you open an account. and this pk is the inside of your body. see, the special psyllium fiber in metamucil actually gels. and that gelling hes to lower some cholesterol. metacil. 3 amazing benefits in 1 super fiber. ♪ we need a little christmas right this very minute♪ >> i suppo
for income tax purposes, the court would disregard it because this is s-corporation? >> it may well be. the fact it is an s-corporation even though it means there is this corporate forum, the net result of income and loss of penalty goes on frank and phil gilardi's income tax returns, part of schedule k. >> a complete pass through? >> yes. >> that is true of limited liabilitied corporations and associations? >> i think we deal with a you blah that impinges on fundamental first amendment freedoms the supreme court said we don't allow form to triumph over substance that. is what we're talking here. >> i think what lee says, if you're in the commercial, if you're in the commercial market you have to give up some for the greater good. >> i agree judge, it does say that but what we say that is part of the -- >> congress had some exemptions as well. >> nothing like in -- >> that is your take. you're saying the exemptions here are so overwhelming, so large in their number that you should win, i don't see you can't possibly get around lee. because lee had exemptions and the court gave it the b
for later shooting at that girl. >> san francisco board of supervisors meeting to vote whether to add a tax on sugary drinks. >> critics are saying this is a bad idea. abc # news has more. >> the owner of this popular deli in the castro district says soft drinks makeup 30% of his business and says a tax would hurt. >> to be honest it would be affecting us in a way, people, cut back on soft drinks. and, also, drinks. >> reporter: supervisor scott weiner will start a campaign for a tax on soda and sugar-sweetened beverages. >> we have taxed tobacco fr a long time, taxed alcohol for a long time. it's not out of the ordinary to tax products that have some negative side affects. >> reporter: also gearing up today a consulting firm that beverage companies hired to fight the tax. >> because they simply have effect of raising cost of living and have no material affect on with living a healthy life style. >> reporter: his firm helped defend a soda tax in richmond. he thinks san francisco voters will respond the same. >> i think san franciscoins have higher priorities than placing a tax on beverag
plan comes out, for example, if your insurance is do gotoo good, you have to pay a tax, i had people come up and say i have to dpay tax on my insurance because it is too good for obama care. >> now, others have joined in. they introduced the, if you like your plan, you can keep your plan act. is that going to go anywhere? >> well, i support it. what it is doing, with these crazy rules saying if your insurance is good, you can keep it. they slid this one word in, saying if your insurance changes from the time obama care is passed, you lose your insurance. they slipped it in because they want you to be on one of four government choices. there used to be hundreds and hundreds of insurance choices in our country, there will now be four. even if they tell you there are 20 different insurance exchanges in one plan, there are still only four choices. they're only allowed to sell four choices. this is really the taking of your freedom. when ken churuccinelli talks ab it, he says this is a choice. >> i think they figured out there were 19 million fewer people that could be in the exchanges. a
in the private marketplace are, one, requesting to be comprehensive. two, you are going to have tax incentives, tax rebates for millions, as many as 6 or 7 million americans to get into this program. so they can get health coverage. >> who pays for that, julianne? who picks up the tab on rebates? >> that was part of the aca, that was part of the law. that was part of -- it comes through a tax rebate. >> let's talk about where the money comes from. originally when president obama pushed this, and turned a bill into a law, the cbo said it was going to be about $900 billion. now, they have upped that. the cbo has under that number to $1.8 trillion. we are not even talking about these additional insion incentives and rebates which is only going to add though that number. >> one how is it paid for tax increases like the medical equipment tax and increase on capital gains. there is no question there are some taxes that are paying for this secondly, the cbo also made it clear that the healthcare law was going to be a net reducer in terms of our federal deficit. >> julian, i have toil, president obama
st to sign up for coverage next year. and avoid new tax penalties. today's announcement had been expected - since the white house has been promising quick action to fix the many technical problems with the website. >> getting health care in california has been relatively easy compared to what's happening nationally with "obamacare" still, moving the penalty deadline back to march 31st is a relief for californians who are on the fence about their healthcare coverage. i just got off the phone with the executive director peter lee. >> this is great, this is very clear for us to be able to do or marketing. and if you want to wait until 2014? you will not get a penalty if you sign between open enrollment. open enrollment. >> from the beginning covered california has had far fewer glitches than the national website, in fact the executive director has been on the phone with the president. >> we've had calls with the president.of millions of americans and we have had talks and he does care a lot about this working because we are changing the lives of millions of americans. >> so far cove
with a blue cross silver atmo plan with tax credits, in that case, instead of $800 a month, it's $77 a month. and let me refer you to the interview on "meet the press" with the blue cross florida ceo. he was asked by david gregory, in florida, the oldest and largest health care plan provider, florida blue cross, confirmed it is cutting 300,000 policies. and this is what the chairman of blue cross of florida said, "we're not cutting people, and i quote, we're actually transitioning people. what we've been doing is informing folks that their plan doesn't meet the test of the essential health benefits. therefore, they have a choice of many options that we make available through the exchange, and, in fact, with subsidy, many people will be getting better plans at a lesser cost." so this has become a matter of legitimate discussion, and i think all of us would appreciate your addressing it. >> sir, again, going back to prior to the affordable care act days, these individuals in a small group or individual market had no protections. they had no guarantees of coverage, and they were still being cha
to cover in the next hour. upcoming guests, scott wiener, san francisco's supervisor. tax on sugary drinks. >> also, the union for bart have ordered to have a new contract. we will hear from him live in studio coming up within the hour. >> first, breaking news in oakland. a two alarm house fire spreading fast. it broke out this morning around 6:20. right now there's no word of anyone hurt. we have calls to fire officials and will bring you the latest when it comes to the newsroom. >> a federal prosecutor providing new details about the shooting inside lax. the suspected gunman allegedly shot a tsa officer at point blank range on friday, then went up an escalator, came back down, and shot the same man again. he's been charged with murdering a federal officer and could face the death penalty. investigators say he was not a ticketed passenger. he was dropped off at the airport before the shooting. as carter evans tells us, authorities say he had more than one weapon. >> reporter: federal authorities announced the man who opened fire on tsa officers at delhi international airport carried with
? similar tax measures were defeated last year in richmond and almonte. >> it's a national trend that appears to be growing. we spoke with the san francisco supervisor scott wiener who discussed the possibility of a surcharge on sodas. it's his idea. the supervisor said that drinking them is a health risk. >> there is growing specific evidence that south air drinks are a leading cause of a spike in type 2 diabetes and that has to do with the way they absorbed into the bodies. they a direct cause. >> and for most americans, it might seem odd these days for sugar to join the list of big bad things like liquor or tobacco, the sip tax of the past -- syntax of the past. how do you think this is going to go over? >> they're a major, major health problem like tobacco. >> it's similar to that. the judged -- let me ask you this: what is the idea? is it to get money for programs for health and education for kids about not drinking south air drippings or to make it more expensive and prohibit it for people to buy it and they buy less of it. >> we're not prohibiting anything. it's like a tob
that did tax reform and revisions that had revenue. and thank goodness. it was at least fair, where the 1% were getting 45% and the bottom 99% were getting 55%. what is the configuration now? i might venture to say, mr. jeffries, that the 99% are getting zero and the top 1% may be right now at 100%. so i'm asking for the conference to go and work for america. not this configuration, but to in the 99% investment america. to be able to take the c.b.c. budget and look at some of the tax reforms that could be utilized, to look at our job creation, which would include the maintenance and repair for public transit, highways, airports, port, railroad and bridges. the houston metro would appreciate having the opportunity to expand and create work from those who would on the rail lines to those who would build the rail cars, to those who would run it. and the opportunity for people going to work to ride on it. work force development programs such as the work force investment act, programs that i've had in times -- legislation i've introduced in times of high unemployment, to gively give those une
. >> we have taxed alcohol for a long-term. it is not out of the ordinary to tax products with negative side effects. california for food and beverage choice says and i quote, "such measures are unnecessary, wasteful distractions from serious policy-making." the idea is to introduce this to the board today and get it on the ballot next year so san francisco voters can vote next year. >> the story is generating a lot of talk on social media. what do you think. should sodas and sugary drinks be taxed? you can gin the conversation. >> in the north bay police are warning neighbors of a large protest today over the fatal police shooting of a teenager. a crowd of demonstrators is expected to rally in the name of children-year-old andy lopez in downtown santa rosa at noon. the funeral will take place today at 5:00 at the resurrection parish church in santa rosa. we have new information about the sonoma, sheriff deputy who shot lopez seven times after the boy flashed a realistic looking assault rifle. 48-year-old erick gelhaus is 24-year veteran of the force and firearms instructor and written
, in a balanced way. we've heard from senators about the need to modernize the tax code and move toward real tax reform. while the committee can't get it done. we can move in that direction in a substantial way. making a modest cut of only 5% of the trillion dollars a year we spend through the tax code would make huge dent in the deficit. lastly, we have to don't make some reduction in direct spending. although i know that's the area taken the hardest hit. i'll insist on doing in a way that put a circle of production around around the most vulnerable and honoring our promises to seniors, veterans, and about to retirement to protect them from cuts. chairman rhode island i know, chairman muir ray. i'm glad we have come together. we need focus not on the area of disagreement but priority we share. reducing the deficit, and ensuring our long-term prosperity. thank you. >> thank you. i've learn something. i know, you refer to yourself as delaware begans. senator ayotte. >> thank you, mr. chairman. i want to thank you and thank chairman murray for your leadership and everyone at the table who is comi
, the city where fame and infamy go hand in hand. >> tax credits work. >> reporter: here everything seems larger than life. including its politicians. that is ron calderon. he is the target of an ongoing federal investigation. according to a sealed affidavit obtained exclusively by al jazeera's investigative unit, the senator is for sale. a politician willing to influence legislation in exchange for money. as part of an elaborate undercover sting, fbi agents posed as owners of a film studio. >> they had to establish bank accounts. they needed a business license, and so it's a very extensive lengththy operation. >> reporter: the senator allegedly wanted his family added to the payroll. he told undercover agents, any help you can do for which kids that's diamonds for me. at the world famous pebble beach resort, he attended a fund raiser. the greens were lined with some of the state's most influential lobbyist. despite an ongoing federal probe, calderon is still rubbing elbows and raising money. he has declined to comment to we caught up with him as he was arriving at another five-star resor
on the house position in terms of the resolution they passed back in the spring which had no tax increases, no revenue increases, assumed to the repeal of the affordable care act. it is the antithesis to the senate position. thesenate budge was resolution they passed. they had increased references -- revenues and a differences are so great it is unlikely there will be any kind of agreement to raise revenues because it could not pass in the house of representatives. host: does that doom this effort to failure? guest: now, if people had expectations that this would be a large deficit reduction package achieved by the hope for a deadline of december 13, i think that is off the table. i think there is a real possibility, not of a grand bargain, but of a bargain that will be granted that we got a bargain at all. the american public believes that congress is dysfunctional and cannot achieve anything. at a minimum, it seems there is a good possibility that both mrs. murray and mr. ryan can come together on some sort of package that will show that the house and senate can work together in a minima
could cost you more in supervisor with a measure that will tax sodas and energy drinks and teas can chocolate milk. the bigger the drink, the higher the tax, two cents an ounce raising $31 million a year for nutrition and physical fitness programs and require approval from two-thirds of voters. amy hollyfield will have more on the idea at 5:30. we want to know what you think on facebook and their your thoughts. >> san francisco homeless advocates will rally at city hall before the board votes on a proposal to close the city parks during overnight hours. there was a sleep in last night in the mission district opposed to the plan to close all city parks between midnight and 5:00 a.m. to prevent vandalisms. protesters say it will punish the hopeless who have nowhere else to go. >> the city count meets to -- the city council meets to vote on an appeal of tenants would say the owner improperly installed a water heater before a march 1212 fire that led to displacements and injuries and lawsuits. the board narrowly approved the rebuilding project in downand the former tenants wants to make
would add a special tax to sugar benches. lillian explains what make this proposal different than another sugar tax ballot measure that failed in richmond last year. >>reporter: the idea is simpl simple. the bigger the drink the more taxes you pay. 2 cents per ounce to be exact for all sugar sweet benches. including soda. sports drink. energy drink and bottled coffe coffee. >> not a nanny state at all. we are not banning anything. >>reporter: san francisco supervisor scott weiner says the nation rising obesity rate inspired him to come up with proposal that need the approval of two-thirds of san francisco voters. >> we taxed alcohol for long time so it's not at all out of the ordinary to tax products that have some negative side effects. >>reporter: 2 cents an ounce adds up quickly. a largest 32 ounces. which means this one drink will cost an extra 64 cents. as to where all the money will go, the estimated 31 million dollars a year will good to nutrition. health. physical fitness programs. stark contrast to the failed soda tax proposal in richmond where the money instead
with our payroll tax to attract businesses -- to give a payroll tax exemption for new hires is not a good policy. changing from a payroll tax to a gross receipts tax, where it is not based on the number of employees you have and how much they are paid, but how much business you have, your business, is a better tax structure that does not harm businesses to hire more people. harman is a strong word, but does not attach the tax to your number of employees. it is a better structure, i believe. we do a lot of things to support businesses. muni improvements happening downtown, in the more distant parts of the city. supporting businesses. infrastructure we are putting in, sidewalks, lighting. all of this is important to businesses. lots of concentration on that in the downtown area. i see it as one of the big thing that we offer. we also have a pretty city. that attracts a lot of businesses. we have certain parts of the city that have really great thinking going on. you see california, as of state. our hospitals attract a lot of minds and attention. -- uc california, sf state. >> it looks like
district will be decided on bruno until education parcel taxes for 10 years. that is measured are. brisbane residents are considering measured t, an increase on a business license tax for liquid storage facilities. and pacifica it is measured indeed an amended telecommunications tax there requires a majority of votes. imports toll valley residents are voting on reducing the utility tax from 5.5% to 4.5% and that is a measure q. a partial tax proposal and atherton known as measured next. foster city residents are deciding on measured u, a business license tax. >> a bizarre accident snarled traffic on the bay bridge for several hours. the chp said that a man got out of his car while he was on the span and ran into traffic a little after 10:00 a.m.. he was hit by a muni ban on the incline of the westbound direction. traffic was blocked for more than half an hour while the scene was cleared. the man was injured in the collision and was transported to sever cisco general hospital. no word yet on his condition. >> new details about the vallate manner assisted living facility that abandon more tha
court upheld the mandate as a tax but president obama went in front of the entire nation to say the mandate was not a tax increase so we have unilateral reinterpreting of the lock over the last three and a half years. gerri: one more caller from new york about the single payer system. caller: to do you think the obamacare concept and kellogg was designed to create a single payer system to a implode? gerr ttsreat estn. >> ion'thin he ishat vio. aughr] iann beeve the american people after having watched this trade racal vote to give more control to the federal government. gerri: but it is interesting >> i think they have the assumption most of the house plan would move into the exchange but now basie health insurance will try to stay out to offer plans outside pool is the opposite of what they anticipated. this has been so miserable. gerri: is it possible that insurers' move out of the system? >> i agree. they're all sorts of problems you could end up with only sick people the sequester could cut insurers' to the tune of billions of dollars are they could pay for the sequester cut
of patients that their personal information may be part of a huge tax scam. it's the latest example of a booming type of fraud, one that could cost a -- all of us a lot of money. most of the victims were patients of the orange county health department in florida. investigators came across a hand written list of names, patients who were targets of the scam. patients' personal info was storm, which the scammers used to submit fraudulent tax returns. when the government sent out refund checks, investigators say the crooks pocketed the cash. this is nothing new in the sunshine statement florida has the highest rate of this type of scam, but it seems a refund fraud is becoming a bigger threat for all of us. tax scammers last year tried to steal $6.5 billion from up suspecting victims, according to the irs. phil keating is live. do prosecutors -- florida health department workers. do they know if prosecutors were in on this or what's the story? >> reporter: they're think can that possibly the former health department workers, who according to the federal complaints, have already boned out
. >> the contributions were intended to help defeat governor brown's proposition 30 to raise taxes and pass the anti-labor measure proposition 32. they went to court before the november election pushing the group to disclose the true source of the contribution. she's now headed to washington d.c. to serve as president obama's appointee on the federal election commission. before thursday's settlement was announced, she spoke with scott shafer about the challenges of informing voters about the flood of money in today's political campaign. >> welcome to "newsroom." >> thank you very much. >> well, the fair political action commission, which you chair, or have chaired, was created after waterfwat. there was a lot of cynicism about politics. how do you feel you have made a difference under your tenure there to, you know, enhance trust or faith in our political system? >> the purpose of the ftpc was to enhance faith and trust. clearly a large percentage of americans do not feel that trust in government. we have made inroads, though, and i think we've provided much greater disclosure. we've shown the publi
drink bought if san francisco. today, a supervisor will introduce a bill slapping a tax on sugary drinks to battle oh boast. amy? >> good morning. imagine coming here to buy your soda and getting taxed for it. the idea is to tax two cents an ounce, all sugar-sweetened beverages including sports energy drinks and sodas. the supervisor was motivated by the rising oh boast rate in -- obesity rate in the country. it is estimated this will bring in $31 million a year. >> we have taxed alcohol for a long-term. it is not out of the ordinary to tax products with negative side effects. california for food and beverage choice says and i quote, "such measures are unnecessary, wasteful distractions from serious policy-making." the idea is to introduce this to the board today and get it on the ballot
mi. an hour, and the average about 98 mi. an hour. >> catherine: if you want to tax your girlfriend that you love her, both for its accurate but if you are considering apologizing using text you may want to rethink. those are the findings of a new study in the journal of couple at the relationship therapy. researchers surveyed 276 beyond a doubt in committed relationships and about that affectionate pets enhance those relationships. but taxing heavier stuff like this gushing relationship problems was more negatively associated with the relationship satisfaction and stability. the much you tax matters to. a man who sent and received a bunch of tax or less satisfied with their relationships. the woman who said that more often said the opposite >> reporter: upper 60s for the south bay. hi to top up below in the inland. san francisco los 64 high. 67 oakland and 7 day at around the bay but sunday sunny. but pretty windy. temperatures will warm up monday with a chance of rain are ready by next friday. catherine? set >> catherine: starting today, the special lights l e d on the western spa
and that they're beleaguered, you know, bank. but what they do get out of it in some cases is tax deductibility. certain aspects of settlements are tax deductible. and they can use that as a negotiating chip for the entire settlement if the justice department allows it. so, we're not clear yet on how much of this will be tax deductible. that would certainly be a benefit to jpmorgan chase. and it would mean that the taxpayers are once again subsidizing this very profitable large institution. also there's a sense that, you know, maybe we can put this behind us, we've paid the freight, we are -- we've been held accountable. but again the problem with that argument is that it is the shareholders who are being held accountable, paying the price, not the actual perpetrators. >> what i hear you saying is that the wrongdoing at jpmorgan, jamie dimon's own failure to manage the offenses created by other executives and by traders and all of that, all of that cost or much of that cost is being passed down to taxpayers and shareholders? >> yes, that's correct. >> that doesn't seem fair. >> well, that's our
, but certainly large entertainment venues will attract a lot of customers and bring in tax dollars for the city if we do this. >> strictly from a security perspective we have the problems at night. we are flooding the streets with drunk people, with more people at one time than any other time throughout the night and it's taxing on laughed, taxing on security and neighborhood. so having a staggered approach, not every venue should be able to go to 4:00 a.m. and i agree with that. bars go to a certain point and maybe there is a clear definition of those industries and subcategories are. absolutely it's a necessary tool for us to make sure that we limit the amount of violence that happens every night. >> that's a difficult question for law enforcement standpoint. i think it's a good time for another trivia question. [ laughter ] which seated commissioner was tinker bell at disneyland. we take pride in ourselves to the police department to be very open minded and i think that most of the venues that deals with the security or patrons or entrepreneurs will know that we are very open minded and we l
to over 2 thousand but they couldn't pay that kind of tax for that growth and we are the only couldn't in the state of california that had the payroll tax to chu and i and kim got together with tweeter and thought we could forge something but not just give it to them therefore we looked at the whole of market street. we used to having some great places on market street and i understand some of the history that occurred there part of it was because we didn't do transportation well, that caused a lot of the businesses downfall so we survived with a challenge we we felt maybe this was the way to do is it is create an area where we can provide that tax break but only if you locate this and deliver on the jobs you promised. that was a good 2-way street that started an important conversation 0 how we talk with new companies and visit them in do seduce their needs. we have today 4 thousand 8 hundred technical companies because. and i count every single one of the folks that work there >> the consumption on mid market goes from 10 the street to an. we got some pretty good skews because with
the available incentives like property tax abatement. in terms of our recommendations for this section. the task force recommended that the planning department publish engagement policies and procures for a new administration bullet tin this is a codification of the practice used in the park. development clear design guidelines how to apply it to historic district. they already do include the design guidelines in the apexes for each of the ordinances adopting historic districts. this is aimed at creating a uniform template that is user friendly and easily accessible to the public of what is appropriate and not. provide a clear mechanism to enable the applicants to get the opinions from the architecture review committee. this is a recommendation that's fleepd the sequa section. it provides a mechanism by which the applicants can approach this body for an advisory opinion for the treatment of any given project and finally, there's expand the property tax relief for the owners. it's wonderful to see there are applications before you today and, of course, last year heritage claubtd with spur as well
of supervisors file number 130781, special finance taxing law. we have with us >> thank you for having us here today. i welcome the opportunity to talk to you about the mandatory soft story retro fit program. the ordinance that you see before you, what i wanted to do was explain about what we're working on here that will be at the board right now. to give you some context i think some of you may be familiar with the requirements of the soft story ordinance, but to give you an idea of what the requirements entail, it's looking at the building stocks that we saw significant damage in after the loma earth quake. we've noticed an issue for years and have been trying to deal with this in a comprehensive way that the conducive to the property owners and small businesses that are in them. we think this affects roughly 6,000 businesses that have been -- 6,000 buildings that have been noticed and about half would be required to retro fit. about 7,000 local employees. we've seen from other devastating earthquakes around the world that these small businesses are is most venerable businesses and if the
the pike? how many taxes are in there? nice that it is covering people, but when will it -- what is it going to cost us? i think that americans really want to know and it is not out there in black-and-white. you should be able to look and see. there are a lot of important things that have been done wrong. the president has lied to us. thank you. host: a little bit more about the book "double down." it is just coming out. even after obama named hillary clinton as secretary of state, finding their wounds, he could barely endure spending time with the clinton. he rarely contacted his democratic predecessor in the years after taking office. after midterm losses for his party, the incumbent and his inner circle realized that they still needed the popular mr. clinton. they golfed together in 2011 in an effort to get closer together. they did not even finish 18 holes. r. obama succinctly expressed his view of mr. clinton saying that he liked him in doses. to thema, who is known test campaign donor nations said that he could not name his top five vendors. he says he has no idea. after me
's proposals the tax cuts or spending cuts increase of defense spending he promised reagan you will get a vote on everyone by august 1st and he won every time for and gave him a schedule. no games. today you have to fight with the filibuster rule. that is why they began with a good relationship. also the assassination attempt that made reagan very hard to criticize. he came back like lazarus. intuitively the people said he made it maybe he should have. maybe there's something fair something fateful about his survival it was meant to be. maybe he should get his turn would never was there before was all lot there afterwards an a lot harder. but i think he knew he was underscore purpose in he was driven after that. it was right here. they did pray after words the 23rd psalm in fact. a person lives nearby in the room and tip really did kiss him on the forehead and they really did hold hands and it was something. we don't have much time for that. the speaker was my boss and i really respected him because he knew what it meant to be unpopular just as reagan was in his wilderness period coming out of
, the fall scout, next. >>> next, why one bay area leader wants to put a soda tax on next year's pal lot. >>> and, blown away, literally. the strong storms that swept some pedestrian off their feet. ,,,,,, >>> it was a flat day on wall street. the dow slipped a point. nasdaq drop more than three. s&p rose two points. that was enough for another record close. shares of apple dipped following the release of its earnings report. the company said it made a small profit in the fourth quarter. small because of the cost of the popular iphone. still, the all the beat wall street expectations. overall, apple stock up 25% since the last earnings report in july. >>> a delegation of european diplomats came to washingtoned to demanding answers about nsa's spy. a spanish newspaper reported the nsa monitored 60 million phone calls there in one month. germany and france were also caught up in the nsa sweep. some european leaders say they should consider allowing the u.s. to track terrorist spendening. >> i think they have to make a clear distinction between fighting terrorist but not spying on france. >
is compounding the problem. >> it will pass to the customers over a billion dollars worth of taxes and fees associated with the affordable care act that need to go into pricing. >> reporter: divided among aetna's 22 million members, that's not much but some say there are other added costs. children covered on parents' plans until they are 26 and protections for preexisting conditions. >> the analogy would be your house starts to burn. you call the insurance company immediately and say i would like household insurance. they say okay, sure. >> reporter: even employers say much of the increases are simply the result of rising health care costs and more people using health care. factors that at least for now have nothing to do with obama care. scott cohn, "nightly business report." >>> here to talk more about the changing landscape of health insurance is greg, assistant professor of management at northwestern university kellogg school of management and specializes in health care. good to have you with us. i assume you heard scott's package there. i want to get your best guess, estimate of how m
of this and navigate it. thank you. bill: your income tax, sales tax, how about a driving tax. why some states are now looking to charge people for every mile they drive and how the world with a plan to track that? martha: the old saying lice may never strikes twice turned out to be a myth for this man. we will tell you about his very close call. hi. i'm henry winkler. and i know there are many myths out there about a reverse mortgage, so i want you to know the facts. there are currently no credit score or income requirements to qualify. you can get tax-free money from the equity in your home. you can use the money to pay off your current mortgage if you have one. the remaining money can be used for anything. there's no monthly mortgage payments. and you still own your home! call today to get your free guide and dvd. it explains how a government-insured reverse mortgage works. there's no obligation. one reverse mortgage is a quicken loans company. their licensed experts can answer all your questions. call to find out what a great solution this can be. don't wait, call now! bill: so this man takes his
. it is poured to understand if she is eligible for tax credit because that affects the price you would pay. >> can she find out the cost of the plan without finding out -- without signing up? interested innot the tax credit and you just want to know what rates are available, we have on the website the ability -- availability to do that. quest website is not working. >> this is on the front end. what is not working are some of the pieces inside the application. interested int rates in our market, that is available through the website. there is also the ability, and we have a link to that on the website, to use kaiser site which also allows them, if they believe they are eligible to task credits, to go in and simulate what that would look like. interested int test credits and they just want to know what is available to them, and i have several friends available to me, i just want to see what rates on individual margaret -- they have decided to do that. quest they do not. quest your positive? >> i am positive. >> is in the person on the phone with my constituent who is trying to find out if t
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